The Ultimate Sustainable Gift Guide 2020
Your Sustainable Gift Guide for 2020
Let’s put a new spin on the giving season this year.
Let’s give this year but give with purpose.
That’s why we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite eco-friendly gifts that are better for our loved ones and the environment. We’re all about sharing the love, but we want to make sure we’re giving gifts this year that spread a little cheer to our planet, too!
Ready to get inspired?
Check out our Sustainable Gift Guide below to find ecofriendly gift ideas for you and your loved ones this season.
SUSTAINABLE GIFTS FOR HOME
Searching for something that homebody in your life will love? We’ve got you covered. Check out our favorite eco0friendly gifts that will make your home sustainable and sensational.
Organic Cotton French Market Bag
This recycled tote bag from The Earthling Co. is the perfect gift for anyone on the go. It’s roomy, reusable, and made from 100% organic cotton. And it comes with a eco-friendly bonus: 1% of all sales go towards 1% for the Planet, a global movement that ensures our planet thrives for future generations.
Reusable Storage Bags
Move over plastic! We love these resusable storage bags from Stasher because they eliminate the need for single-use plastic bags, and they give back to the planet with every sale. A portion of every Stasher sold goes straight to nonprofits, like Surfrider and 5 Gyres Institute, that are dedicated to preserving and maintaining our oceans.
Looking for another stocking stuffer that will help your loved ones say, “That’s a wrap!” on single-use plastic? Give the gift of Bee’s Wrap! These certified organic cotton wraps—coated with sustainably sourced beeswax, organic jojoba oil, and tree resin—are an easy, sustainable way to store food. They are also washable, fully biodegradable, and made in Vermont by a certified B Corp!
Klean Kanteen Insulated Mugs
This one is for the tea and coffee lovers. Spread the sustainable love this year with a Klean Kanteen. Their insulated mugs are incredibly versatile and replace wasteful, single-use alternatives. Klean Kanteen is also a member of 1% for the Planet and has dedicated the last decade to aiding climate change through their business.
Avocado Green Mattress
One of the greatest gifts of all time? A better night’s sleep! Go natural with your gift this year and give your loved ones the rest they deserve with an Avocado Green Mattress. Handmade in California and 100% organic certified, these non-toxic mattresses are not only snooze-approved, they’re also better for the environment. Avocado Green Mattress is a certified B Corp and the world’s first mattress company to be Climate Neutral Certified, meaning they offset more carbon emissions than they generate.
Brooklyn Candle Studio
Who doesn’t love a good candle? The Brooklyn Candle Studio makes small batch, eco-friendly candles that smell so wonderful you may just want to give one to everyone you know, including yourself! This female-founded collective makes all of their clean candles in-house, by a team of artisans and uses 100% soy wax derived from American-grown soybeans.
Handmade Ceramics by Kristina Kotlier
Think small when it comes to your holiday shopping this year. Supporting artisan, small, or local business is not only great for the local economy, but also good for the planet too! Small scale shopping helps the environment by reducing energy and transportation costs associated with the goods we buy. Want to hop on the local shopping bandwagon? Grab these handmade ceramics by Kristina Kotlier! With bowls, big pots, small pots, vases, and jewelry dishes, Kotlier has a handcrafted delight for everyone on your list.
Lundy Georgette Plant Stand
Add a little greenery to the scenery this holiday season with the Georgette Plant Stand from Lundy. We love Lundy because their creations are made from sustainably harvested North American hardwoods and their creations are sustainably made in their Colorado studio.
SUSTAINABLE GIFTS FOR HER
Trying to find sustainable gifts for the special ladies in your life? Look no further! We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite eco-friendly gifts for her, below.
Eco-Conscious Fragrances from Clean Beauty
Sustainability has never smelled so good! Clean Beauty creates scents from responsibly sourced, sustainable ingredients that give back. Free from toxic chemicals and never tested on animals, these natural perfumes come in a wide variety of scents, so you can find the conscious concoction that’s just right for the person you’re gifting.
Yoloha Cork Yoga Mat
Shopping for your favorite yogi? Give their practice a sustainable upgrade with a cork yoga mat from Yoloha. Yoloha created the world’s first cork yoga mat as a sustainable alternative to traditional practice mats. The cork used in their mats is 100% renewable and recyclable, durable, and obtained through eco-friendly harvesting methods. Now that’s something that will make you say namaste!
SOKO Artisan Jewelry
You can always use a little sparkle. Add some extra shine to this holiday season by giving the gift of artisan jewelry from SOKO. A women-led, certified B Corp, SOKO is built to empower Kenyan artisans. Every SOKO purchase directly supports the global creative economy and SOKO is committed to using their business to drive social and environmental change.
SUSTAINABLE GIFTS FOR HIM
If you need sustainable gift ideas for the men in your life, we’re here to help. Check out some of our favorite eco-friendly gifts for him, below!
Shore-TexTM Daypack Made from Recycled Ocean Plastic
Give a gift that makes them look good and you feel good this year. Give a Shore-TexTM Daypack! This backpack from Solgaard is made entirely from recycled ocean plastics, so you can give this gift and feel good knowing that you’re helping save the oceans, one bag at a time.
Conscious Step Socks
And while we’re talking about gifts that look good and do good, we have to mention Conscious Step socks. Conscious Step socks offer supreme comfort, ethical and sustainable production, and sock designs that are too cute to pass up. They also use their business to empower non-profits like Habitat for Humanity, Oceana, Global Citizen, and more so you can make a difference with every pair you purchase.
Luci Explore Solar Light and Speaker
This one is for the one-the-go guy. The Luci Explore solar powered light and speaker from MPowerd is the perfect travel companion, giving the gift of light and sound in any setting. MPowerd is a certified B Corp focused on providing clean, reliable energy for all. Each product sold by empowered helps bring clean energy to people around the world who need it most!
SUSTAINABLE GIFTS FOR KIDS
In need of some eco-friendly gift ideas for kids? We’re here to help! Keep scrolling to see some of our favorite sustainable gift options we think the youngsters will love this holiday.
Decomposition 100% Post-Consumer Waste Notebooks
Reduce, reuse, and recycle this winter with a Decomposition by Michael Roger recycled notebook. These notebooks are made with 100% post-consumer waste recycled paper, printed with Soy Ink, and sustainable made in the USA. Featuring eye-catching covers and a host of styles, these notebooks are perfect for unleashing creativity the sustainable way.
Bureo Recycled Fishing Nets Jenga Ocean Game
Make a splash this holiday with the Ocean-Themed Recycled Fishing Nets Jenga Game from Bureo. Made from 100% recycled fishing nets, this game helps keep our oceans clean and educates gamers while they play. Thanks to its ocean conservation twist, this Jenga educates players on endangered ocean life by featuring imagery of at-risk ocean life and challenges the users to save this sea life to win the game.
Eco-Dough from Imagine Childhood
Imagine Childhood is on a mission to help children explore the world through nature with their earth-friendly crafts. Their Eco-Dough lets little artists unlock their creativity and is handmade with all-natural ingredients like organic rosemary oil, vitamin E oil, and plant extracts.
SUSTAINABLE BRANDS WE LOVE FOR OTHER ECO-FRIENDLY GIFTS
With so many awesome sustainable gift options out there, there’s no way we could fit all our favorite gifts into one list! We’ve linked some of our favorite sustainable brands below so you can keep browsing until you find gifts for everyone on your list.
Sustainable Home Brands
Sustainable Clothing and Accessories Brands
Sustainable Goods Boutiques
Sustainable Beauty Brands
Give the Gift of LIVDEN
Don’t forget to give yourself a gift this year! Give yourself a gift that keeps on giving—sustainable home décor. Our decorative tiles, made from 65-100% recycled materials, are the perfect way to treat your space to an upgrade that’s sustainable and striking.
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